TITLE

Moving antimicrobial stewardship from restriction to facilitation

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Craig A.; Armitstead, John A.; Mynatt, Ryan P.; Hoven, Ardis D.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;1/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented regarding antimicrobial stewardship programs of hospitals in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
57412218

 

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